Ingredients

    Lean Times Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • General Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • E1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can (27 ounces) sauerkraut, undrained
  • 1/3 cup of beef stock
  • 1 cup shaved parmesan cheese ( 1/2 to cook with the meatballs & 1/2 for garnish before serving)
  • Additional snipped parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine first 10 ingredients; shape into 18 meatballs,2 in. each.
  2. Heat the oil in a skillet; brown the meatballs.
  3. Remove meatballs and drain fat. Spoon sauerkraut into skillet; top with meatballs.
  4. Add 1/2 cup shaved parmesan cheese and stir until fully incorporated.
  5. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through, adding beef stock 1/2 way through.
  6. Sprinkle with parsley and other 1/2 cup of shaved parmesan cheese before serving.